A First Since Hitler, U.S-Korea Agree on Response to NK Attack, VA Betting on Electronic Files
Rick Rogers – Military Headline News.
Ending the paper chase
Moving from paper to electronic records will cut the staggering number of veterans’ VA claims.
So argues the head of Department of Veterans Affairs. Eric Shinseki said his department is on course to end the benefits glut in 2015.
Veterans claims more than four months old now number roughly 600,000 – four times more then when Shinseki took office in 2009.
Holy Winston Churchill
In what might be a first since the days of Adolf Hitler, the entire British defense staff is meeting in Washington. This for strategy sessions in the wake of heavy defense cuts in both countries.
The United States and South Korea have agreed on counter-measures should North Korea attack its southern neighbor
The plan is for responding to localized attacks like North Korea’s shelling of a disputed island in 2010 that killed four.
Both sides were silent on the details.
Rick Rogers is a defense reporter based in San Diego.